News tagged with business strategies

Sony turnaround plan 'ordinary': analysts

Sony has little chance of winning back its reputation as an innovator or vaulting ahead of stronger rivals with the "ordinary" turnaround plan its new chief unveiled last week, analysts said.

dateApr 15, 2012 in Business
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Sony to cut 10,000 jobs, turn around TV business

(AP) -- Faced with mounting losses, Sony Corp. said Thursday it will slash 10,000 jobs, or about 6 percent of its global workforce, and try to turn around its money-losing TV business over the next two years.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Business
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Newspapers erect pay walls in hunt for new revenue

(AP) -- Newspapers are returning to a business strategy that served them well in the heyday of street-corner newsboys shouting the front-page news. They're enticing people with a little free online content before asking ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Internet
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Alibaba.com shares surge on privatization bid

(AP) -- Shares of Alibaba.com rocketed on Wednesday after the Chinese e-commerce site said its parent company made a $2.5 billion privatization bid as part of a shift in business strategy that also includes plans to buy ...

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Business
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China e-commerce firm Alibaba in privatization bid

(AP) -- Alibaba.com's parent company wants to take the Chinese e-commerce company private for $2.5 billion, the firms said Tuesday, part of a shift in business strategy that also includes plans to buy back a stake from Yahoo ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Business
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What drives IT performance?

Going online was once a considerable achievement for a business. Now it's a given and what makes for success is how well a business exploits its online capabilities, according to a recent study.

dateOct 26, 2011 in Business
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